Why are self-titled albums often the best?

Mickey Mellen
2 min readApr 12, 2021

You see it a lot — not every time, but quite frequently. A band releases their first album and it’s a huge hit, and subsequent releases can’t quite stand up to it.

In cases where this is true, I think there is one big reason for it.

For a band’s first album, they have songs that they’ve been working on for years, if not the better part of their life. They have a…

Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.